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Charming 500 year old cottage in Moniaive

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
We are offering the opportunity to stay in our newly renovated warm and hospitable one bed holiday cottage. The original building dates back to the fifteenth century but has recently been completely renovated and fitted with a new kitchen, bathroom and exposed the original Inglenook fireplace. To ensure your comfortability is paramount we provide an array of facilities alongside our cosy cottage including: Netflix; Wi-Fi and Washing Facilities. Our one bed home is the perfect couples retreat, located in the tranquil and scenic village of Moniaive. Based in rural Dumfries and Galloway, while surrounded by the immersive rural scenery and nature, Moniaive is also home to a welcoming and lively community that proudly boasts a wide variety of festivals and activities. Moreover, the village prov...We are offering the opportunity to stay in our newly renovated warm and hospitable one bed holiday cottage. The original building dates back to the fifteenth century but has recently been completely renovated and fitted with a new kitchen, bathroom and exposed the original Inglenook fireplace. To ensure your comfortability is paramount we provide an array of facilities alongside our cosy cottage including: Netflix; Wi-Fi and Washing Facilities. Our one bed home is the perfect couples retreat, located in the tranquil and scenic village of Moniaive. Based in rural Dumfries and Galloway, while surrounded by the immersive rural scenery and nature, Moniaive is also home to a welcoming and lively community that proudly boasts a wide variety of festivals and activities. Moreover, the village provides an array of facilities that will improve your stay tenfold. This includes: two lively pubs, a gorgeous Italian restaurant, a laundrette and an organic tearoom, local grocers and petrol station. Moniaive strikes the perfect balance between liveliness and calmness, allowing you to relax and take in the abundant views at some points while engaging with our beautiful benevolent village at others. Our cottage allows you access to all of this, while also providing you with the maximal comfort needed to get the most out of your time away. More
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About the Owner
Sarah & Mark L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2015
Interaction with guests
We will be their to welcome our guests with the key on arrival, show them around and answer any questions they may have.
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Reviewed 20 January 2019

Great location and a sweet little cottage but our stay would have been perfect with a few minor tweaks. We arrived at 4pm, first week in January, after a long drive. The owners knew that that was our arrival time as they had phoned earlier...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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sazlancs, VR Owner at Charming 500 year old cottage in Moniaive, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2019

Thanks for your review and recommendation. Apologies that the cottage was cold on your arrival, totally my my mistake as i obviously forgot to put it on. The duvet will be getting updated to a thicker tog also for winter. Thanks for your constructive criticism...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely and relaxing 2 night stay in this beautiful cottage on the edge of Moniaive village. The cottage was very well equipped, clean, spacious and welcoming. We can also recommend the lovely cafe in the village.

Date of stay: September 2018
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WeeGlebe, VR Owner at Charming 500 year old cottage in Moniaive, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thanks for the review guys.

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Moniaive village lovely very friendly people. Great little coffee shop for breakfast & Lunch. George Pub nice for drink. Cottage ideal for a couple, lovely views. Plenty to see an do in surrounding area and beyond.

Date of stay: August 2018
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sazlancs, VR Owner at Charming 500 year old cottage in Moniaive, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2019

Thanks for your kind words. So pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely three night break in this delightful cottage on the edge of the village which had everything we needed as a perfect base to explore the surrounding area.The cottage was very comfortable and also had lovely outside space to relax in and admire...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank NanetteM77
WeeGlebe, VR Owner at Charming 500 year old cottage in Moniaive, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thanks Nanette, many thanks for taking the the to post this review, so pleased you both enjoyed your stay at Lilac Cottage, welcome anytime. Mark and Sarah

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

3 nights in this fabulous cottage. Great refurbishment with everything you need. Very comfortable with exposed stone and beams, log burner and fully equipped kitchen. Great views front and back. The perfect place to explore Moniaive and the surrounding countryside. Welcoming, friendly and helpful hosts....More

Date of stay: July 2018
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WeeGlebe, VR Owner at Charming 500 year old cottage in Moniaive, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to post a lovely first review of Lilac Cottage, much appreciated and welcome back anytime

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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Is this holiday rental renovated / up-to-date?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
A two minute walk to the local pub,hotel, Italian restaurant, tea room, local shop and petrol garage. Moniaive sits in a unique location in the Glencairn valley, plenty of wildlife, walks can be enjoyed in the local area. Places of interest are Drumlanrig Castle, the Striding Arches, the Galloway Forest and many many more.
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There is a local bus and taxi service for those who choose not to drive.
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